HC Deb 09 February 1999 vol 325 c176W
Mr. Russell Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to introduce dual registration for residential and nursing homes for the elderly. [70024]

Mr. Galbraith

Proposals for improving the regulation of residential care and nursing homes will be set out in the White Paper which we intend to publish next month.

From 1 July 1999 this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.